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Illegal Alien in Lawrence Ordered Deported, Sentenced for Identity Theft

Illegal Alien in Lawrence Ordered Deported, Sentenced for Identity Theft

Defendant was previously ordered deported, never left, instead assumed identity of a U.S. citizen born in Puerto Rico BOSTON – A Dominican national formerly residing in Lawrence was sentenced on…

IRS Employee from Lawrence Charged with Filing Hundreds of False Tax Returns

IRS Employee from Lawrence Charged with Filing Hundreds of False Tax Returns

BOSTON – An employee of the IRS Service Center in Andover was charged today with filing over 500 false tax returns for herself and other individuals. Jennifer Beth True, 44,…

Illegal Alien, Alexander Martinez-Peguero Pleads Guilty to Drug Trafficking in Lawrence

Illegal Alien, Alexander Martinez-Peguero Pleads Guilty to Drug Trafficking in Lawrence

If you enjoy our news coverage please consider making a $1 donation via payal BOSTON – A Dominican national pleaded guilty today in federal court in Boston to heroin trafficking.…

Tom Duggan’s Notebook ~ HEROES and BOZOS OF 2019

Tom Duggan’s Notebook ~ HEROES and BOZOS OF 2019

VALLEY PATRIOT BASH The Valley Patriot’s 16th Anniversary BASH! will be held at the Firefighter’s Relief In (2 Market St. in Lawrence) on March 27th. Tickets will be available on…

Dracut Plagued by Government Scandals in 2019

Dracut Plagued by Government Scandals in 2019

By: Brian Genest – Deember, 2019 It was a memorable year in Dracut. Unfortunately, it was memorable for a number of self-inflicted struggles, shenanigans and scandals at town hall that…

Mayor Delays Police Superior Officer’s Union Arbitration – Perry Says He is Looking Forward to Settling Dispute

Mayor Delays Police Superior Officer’s Union Arbitration – Perry Says He is Looking Forward to Settling Dispute

If you enjoy our news  coverage please consider making a $1 donation December 18, 2019 Methuen Mayor Jim Jajuga has asked the courts to delay – once again – the December 16th…

This is No Way to Move Methuen Forward ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL 12-19

This is No Way to Move Methuen Forward ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL 12-19

Last week, a Methuen City Council meeting degenerated into a circus, complete with an orchestrated political attack on newly elected mayor Neil Perry. First, City Councilor Steve Saba (who campaigned…

Secretary Galvin Benefited from Voters Information Booklet and Early Voting Signs, Violating Conflict of Interest Laws

Secretary Galvin Benefited from Voters Information Booklet and Early Voting Signs, Violating Conflict of Interest Laws

Ethics Commission Issues “Letter” to Secretary of the Commonwealth Galvin The State Ethics Commission issued a Public Education Letter today to Secretary of the Commonwealth William Francis Galvin to resolve…

Two Years of Chaos and Controversy in Methuen Are Almost Over ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL Nov. 2019

Two Years of Chaos and Controversy in Methuen Are Almost Over ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL Nov. 2019

The election of a new mayor and city council in Methuen, and the impending departure of Mayor James Jajuga will mark the end of conflict, chaos, and controversy that has…

Charlie Baker’s Empty Vaping Ban Is Peak Massachusetts

Charlie Baker’s Empty Vaping Ban Is Peak Massachusetts

BY: Bharani Padmanabhan – Oct. 2019 On September 24, 2019 Governor Charlie Baker suddenly declared a public health emergency and invoked MGL chapter 17 § 2A, which allows the Public…

Kannan Demands Perry Release Personnel Records from Raytheon, Perry Says There’s Nothing to Release

Kannan Demands Perry Release Personnel Records from Raytheon, Perry Says There’s Nothing to Release

October 29, 2019-3:30pm Campaign supporters of Methuen mayoral candidate Jen Kannan – chairman of the Methuen City Council – is calling on her opponent Neil Perry to release his personnel…

Methuen Superior Officers Union Denies Two Contracts Used to Deceive Council- E-mails Show Willingness to Accept 0% Raise

Methuen Superior Officers Union Denies Two Contracts Used to Deceive Council- E-mails Show Willingness to Accept 0% Raise

October 1, 2019 The Methuen Police Superior Officers Union has issued a public statement disputing public claims that there was sleight of hand or that two different contracts were used…

Summer Sizzles with Town Scandals in Dracut

Summer Sizzles with Town Scandals in Dracut

By: Brian Genest – September, 2019 So much for a nice, quiet summer in Dracut. In recent weeks, a tidal wave of self-inflicted bad news has washed over town hall.…

No Oversight Over State Dental and Medical Board is The Biggest Barrier

No Oversight Over State Dental and Medical Board is The Biggest Barrier

By: Bharani Padmanabhan – Aug 2019 Governor Charlie Baker did nothing over four long years to fix fundamental regulatory problems at the RMV. This led directly to seven innocent people…

Trail Project Full of Surprises in Dracut

Trail Project Full of  Surprises in Dracut

By: Brian Genest, August, 2019 Have you ever dealt with the Conservation Commission in Dracut? Did the board require staked haybales and siltation fence for your project? Would you be…

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